Interviews

FAAN’s revenue profile has improved with automation –Mrs. Yakubu

  Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), in this interview with journalists, sheds more lights on why the agency automated its car park at the Lagos Airport. Excerpts:   Why FAAN decide to automate the car park at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos? ...

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Buhari to open World Aviation Forum in Abuja

  By Sade Williams   To emphasise the importance attached to the consideration of Nigeria to become the first country to host the annual World Aviation Forum by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to attend the opening ceremony and flag off the event.   The Forum which holds from the 20th to the 22nd ...

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Everybody should be interested in aviation security -Akinkuotu

  Captain Fola Akinkuotu, the Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA was at the just concluded inaugural ICAO Aviation Security Symposium AVSEC 2017 in Montreal, Canada where he shared his opinion that all hands must be on deck to take aviation security to a new level in Nigeria. Excerpts:   What is your idea of aviation security being ...

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Kola Olayinka, BA  Country Manager on where to visit during winter and how to enjoy your stay

British Airways Regional commercial manager, West Africa, Kola Olayinka, speaks on choosing unexpected travel destinations for winter holidays.    Excerpts: You have been the country manager at British Airways for 6 years, so you are quite familiar with local travel habits and patterns. To which countries do you think Nigerians prefer to travel during winter? Nigerians love to travel at ...

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Ore berates FG over plight of domestic carriers, others

  The dwindling fortune of domestic carriers and the problems beleaguering the Aviation sector as a whole, have been attributed to bad policy formulations by the Federal government, especially indiscriminate signing of Bilateral Air Service Agreements (BASAs) with foreign countries.     The immediate past President, Aviation Round Table, (ART)  Capt. Dele Ore, in an interview, also said, lack of ...

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